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of chicago. this year, now president obama addressed the same issue at his second inauguration. >> obama: our journey is not complete until all of our children from the streets of detroit to the hills of appalachia to the quiet lanes of newtown know that they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm. >> jennifer: sadly our children are not safe from harm. in fact, a 15-year-old girl who performed at that inauguration was killed yesterday by a shooter in chicago. she was shot in the back as she huddled under a canopy in a park seeking protection from a rain storm. she was only a mile from the president's home on chicago's south side. unbelievable. and from the streets of chicago to the halls of congress the debate continued today as wayne lapierre testified in senate hearings on gun violence. a question to wayne lapierre, dick durbin pointed directly to chuck's gun store. >> purchasers buy the guns there and they end up in the hands of criminals in chicago. we have to put an end to this. mr. lapierre some of your colleagues tell me senator you don't get t
and request asking questions about the obama administration's plans to tackle the issue of gun violence. among those in the chat room today, parents, educators and a lot of questions about how the vice president's personal views on gun ownership jived with their hopes of curbing gun vie lechbls he answered that one right away. >> and so my view is that it is totally a guarantee not negotiable that i'm able to own a weapon for sporting purposes as well as my own protection. but there should be rational limits on the type of weapon i can own. >> reporter: as for guns in schools, he could see putting an officer in a school, armed or unarmed, depending how parents and teachers feel. mr. bind also went on to say woe support researcher into whether or not video games contribute to violent breeze i have or. the chat lasted a little more than half an hour. diane? >> thanks a lot, scott. >>> it is official today, outgoing defense secretary leon panetta lifted the ban on women serving in combat positions. the move comes after a decade of war in afghanistan and iraq. more than 1,000 women were injured, 1
is losing the support of our hispanic citizens and we realize there are many issues of which we think we are in agreement with our hispanic citizens but this is a preempt and in issue -- preempt issue with those citizens. >> president barack obama won 71% of the latino vote and republicans said it was a wakeup call for their party. >>> they say it begins today in new orleans with media day and they arrived in the big easy, joining the 49ers who arrived on sunday and media day is at the super bowl and they will gather to talk to the 49ers and the ravens. so far they kept a low profile but some did take some questions. >> we are going to do our best as a team to get this win. we want to win and we just got to go out there and do what we did all year, playing 49ers ball. >> no pressure at all. >> we will have live coverage of media day at 8:00 on mornings on 2 but coming up in just about an hour, ken wayne will have a live report and in the big easy, we will have live reports in every newscast leading up to super bowl sunday and after the game we will switch back for a live local post game
a clear message to washington that this has to be an issue that needs to be addressed. >> president obama is scheduled to travel to nevada to unveil his plan that will be similar to the proposal. >>> residents will get first lo school could change shape. they are frug not providing adequate facilities. >>> new orleans is the place to be tonight for san francisco 49er fans. [ music playing ] >> fans are starting to arrive and we talked to a street performer who is a san francisco native. he just happened to bump into 49ers coach jim harbaugh. >> bam! oh, come here now. [ laughter ] >> and let me get your signature. >> and he did get the signature. the 49ers arrived last night. the ravens arrived today. >>> barbara boxer and dianne feinstein accepted a wager. if the ravens win they willhand over goods -- will hand over goods. they also say they will throw in hairspray as a nod to john waters. >>> there are now just 6 days left to the super bowl. and we wanted to see you share your photos. chefany -- stenany from san francisco sent us -- stephanie from san francisco sent us this photo. post
of president obama's affordable health care act, he wants to tackle issues such as childhood obesity, hiv and consolidating mental health. he also hopes to create a gun buy back program and encourage paroled felons to turn in their firearms. >>> san francisco police are vowing to do everything possible to keep 49er fans in line on super bowl sunday. however some business owners are not taking any chances. they will be shutting down early should the 49ers win the big game. they remember the violent scene just three months ago when vandals went on a rampage after the giants won the world series. >> it's pretty upsetting. people work hard out here. it's their livelihood. people should respect what is going on out here. >> san francisco police are asking business owners to bring in their trash and recycling bins early on super bowl sunday. officers are worried vandals could set them on fire if things get out of control that night. >>> mayor ed lee is a big 49er fan, however he won't be among the many politicians watching the super bowl in new orleans. mayor lee turned down a chance to buy a s
rights activists who have been waiting for the obama administration to take action n on the issue. the november election may have been key to moving forward. hispanics supported the president by a two to one margin. >> want to continue being part of the political process and want to win the white house back they need to make changes in terms of their agenda. >> republicans insist tighter border security must happen before movement on citizenship. >> coming up next, a sea change. >> thousands of radio stations about to pop up and you might be able to >>> this is wild. just when you thought everything new was happening on the internet, thousands of radio stations are about to start popping up around your mf -- fm dial. >> welcome back. >> paul is living out a team. >> just listening to some beautiful music. >> he's a classical music dj on a tiny radio station. >> gives local content, you know? people to know are the community. >> it is among the first in a wave of new low power radio stations just legalized by the federal government. they're noncommercial. >> local school board race
on the issue of abortions still run high 40 years later. in san francisco, allie rasmus, chase utley channel 2 news. >>> president obama has promised to hold wall street accountability in his weekly address today. >> we know that the free market works bet for everybody when we have smart, commonsense rules in place to prevent irresponsibility behavior. >> the president focused on his nominations of mary joe white to the securities & exchange commission and richard cordray as the continuing leader of the consumer financial protection bureau. the president said both are former prosecutors who will help protection american consumers and enforce the law. >>> iowa senate tom harkin announced he will not seek a sixth term. the democratic is 73-yards and said his age did play a role in his decision. president obama released a statement thank youing harkin for his service. >> today former republican vice-presidential candidate paul ryan called on members of his party to stick together and pick its fights carefully. the congressman perfect wisconsin says republicans should be prepared for president
convinced mccain but his ideas did convince another influential politician, president obama. the two of them, president obama and chuck hagel toured iraq and afghanistan together in 2008. afterwards obama said in a they agreed on almost every foreign policy issue. there was even speculation that the president might tap hagel for vice president. well, that, of course, didn't happen but the president did get hagel's endorsement. maybe that's what accounts for some of john mccain's bitterness. mccain isn't the only one who is lining up against hagel though. senator lindsey graham, mccain mccain's new bff also took a shot. he brought up hagel's newest comment that, quote the jewish lobby intimidateed law makers. >> name one person in your opinion who is intimidated by the israeli lobby in the united states senate. >> well, first. >> name one. >> i don't know. >> why would you say it? >> i didn't have in mind a specific person. >> jennifer: that, too went on and on. after the hearing graham, who up until that point had been none noncommittal told foreign policy magazine that he was unlikely to vo
obama's affordable health care act, quaker wants to go after issues like childhood obesity, hiv, and consolidating mental health an drug treatment into a behavioral health department. he also wants to create a gun buy back program and encourage paroled felons to turn in their weapons. >>> back to our continuing coverage of the super bowl. celebrations happening right now in new orleans. ktvu ken wayne went to one of the first big parties of the week. he's live in the big easy to tell us about it. >> reporter: we're on decater street. we want to show you a little storm brewing. if you look over my shoulder you can see thing froms whipping in the breeze. it started getting windy last night. the winds have picked up today. we have had a little bit of light rain falling. i want to point out to our photographer chris, that is a news crew from baltimore. and we will be chatting. wave at us. he's wearing a baltimore tv hat. and they are wearing ravens jerseys underneath their wet weather gear. any way. we want to tell you about what happened last night. there was a great big giant part
warming temperatures for the 60s by thursday, friday. we will be back. >> president barack obama's new gun control proposals may have not just the republicans in capitol hill up in arms. some of the president's fellow democrats are taking issue. these democrats are from largely rural states with strong gun cultures like montana. alaska. and arkansas. for now they aren't sure what to think about obama's new proposal and are not going to support it at this time. these lawmakers could potentially keep the new legislation from reaching a the senate judiciary committee begins hearings on wednesday. >> coming up people behaving badly >> last year right around january 2 we got hit it was about 4:30 in the afternoon a car went through the stop sign a bunch of young kids they hit another car plowed through them and hit the pole and came though my yard and into my house >> felix lives at the corner of western and sunset in unincorporated hayward know ans cherryland wehre here it's acytally and 6 way stop that is separated by this set of train tracks, but according to felix rarely any one stops. in f
. >> president obama is going to nevada. he felt oppressed the issue in his first four years and is now focusing on it and making it one of his first priorities in his second term. >> in 2011 president obama went to the border town of el paso to press for comprehensive immigration reform. >> out of many we define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. >> that went nowhere. now, in a second term the president is trying again. he is heading to nevada to push for border security and a verification system to verify employers are hiring document to workers with punishment if they did not. >> the most significant and controversial part a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. it includes registering with the government, undergoing background checks, paying taxes and the penalty, and learning english. >> a solution that has to live past president including george w. bush. >> legal immigration is one of the top concerns of the american people and congress's failure to act on it is a disappointment. >> president obama did announce during his first term is --he was chastised for not doing somet
in the obama cabinet. accomplishments include a campaign to curb texting while driving and changes rules to reduce pilot fatigue. >> president obama said there is progress on capitol hill to tackle the complicated issue of immigration ryeƱ4?q forms -- reforms. >> yesterday, a bipartisan group of senators announced their principals fr comprehensive immigration reform chr in line with principals i've campaigned on. >> the president made the comments in front of a large rally in las vegas this morning. he says is he seeking to win for change that's will give estimated 11 million illegal immigrants a chance at becoming american citizens. >> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing says he has big plans. a 26-year-old wheeled himself into a news conference today at johns hopkins hospital. he's the first recent series member to survive the loss. he showed off his new arms today with the surgeons. the surge heens were stand big his side. >> i used to love to drive. it was a lot of fun for me. i am looking forward to becoming an athlete again. one goal is to enter a marathon. >>
analysts say that's a sign the obama administration doesn't see the closing of the prison as a top priority. he will be the coordinator for a sanctions policy and working on issues including iran and syria. >>> right now, president obama is on air force one heading to nevada where he will push his immigration reform message. as kyla campbell reports from washington, d.c., he's expected to press for more liberal policies. kyla? >> reporter: we just got off the phone with the white house. officials there tell us there are two key differences between the president's ideas and the legislation unveiled by the so- called gang of 8 bipartisan senators. the president wants more security for our borders. but he doesn't think that requirement should have to be met before the 11 million illegal immigrants begin obtaining residency. he wants provision for same-sex couples trying to become residents. the gang of 8 unveiled legislation yesterday. the group of democrats and republicans want the border security first and the path to citizenship second. they did not include same-sex rights with their plan.
write about that, that obama has found a soul mate on the issue of war. so with hagel as defense secretary, even though he served certainly during vietnam, a republican, what does it mean for american engagement in the world in the next four years? >> that it's going to be done in a much more careful way. clearly in my research on the first book i did on obama and talking with the president about the war in afghanistan he like hagel has an aversion to war. he'll go to war but in obama's famous nobel prize acceptance speech he made it very clear that war may be necessary but it's always a manifestation of human folly. >> and the secretary of state, john kerry, has said they need to get their economic house in order as a first priority for national security. look at syria and look at iran. where does the secretary of defense nominee and the president stand on iran? >> well the policy is to prevent iran from getting the bomb that is the most difficult policy to execute. it's not a matter of containment. it's a matter of stopping it whether that's going to be e
's agricultural heart lands to remainries in the gulf. environmentalists have an issue because it is going to separate climate change. they're saying that if obama decides to sign this permit, he is basically going against what he said during the inauguration. let's take a look at what he did say about the climate change during the inauguration. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. [ applause ] >> some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms. >> well, the reason why this is now making news today is because 53 of our u.s. senators have been urging obama to sign the permit. they don't care about what it's going to do to the climate. later, we'll talk about the financial aspects of this. michael hastierings, you ever more on this story. it's a little ridiculous. >> it's a 1700-mile pipeline. it's been delayed a number of times now but the governor of nebraska has just signed off
guns and 371 long guns were collected. the san mateo county sheriff's office will issue final numbers on monday. >> from san francisco to capitol hill. thousands of people took to the streets all across the nation saturday in support of president obama's gun control initiatives as well as new measures introduced on capitol hill. chris mozingo introduces us washington calling on congress to support the new proposals. >> we need to be heard. >> reporter: lori bennett is not accustomed to events like this. this is her first demonstration. >> "newtown just tore my heart out. honestly didn't feel this emotional since 9- 11." >> reporter: marching behind a banner that says, "when we stand together, we stand a chance". some demonstrators targeted the n-r-a with their signs, while others held up names of gun violence victims. across the street, a counterdemonstration. dick heller was there. >> "it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed." >> reporter: both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's plan for new firearm laws. several high-powe
the groundswell of public support this is one of the most divisive issues in the nation. on friday, vice president biden officially kicked off the obama administration's public push aimed at pressuring congress to enact stricter gun laws, biden held a roundtable discussion in the traditionally gun friendly area of richmond, virginia. >> we talked about the need to expand mental health capacity across the country. we talked about access, and we talked about resources. >> reporter: and in an effort to sway legislators through public pressure, organizing for action, obama's relaunched campaign arm, is sending out e-mails to supporter, writing, tell your members of congress that you want to see decisive action on this issue. in addition to 23 executive actions focused on gun safety, the president has also called for new legislation, including universal background checks, limits on high-capacity magazines and bans on assault weapons. california senator dianne feinstein proposed a ban that is more strict than the one that expired a decade ago. >> this is really an uphill road. if anyone asks today, can
on thursday, obama urged the senate to grant her a speedy confirmation. >> i am confident she has experience and resolve to tackle these complex issues and protect the american people in a way that a smart and in a way that is fair. i expect the senate to confirm mary jo as soon as possible so she can get to work. >> mary jo white would be the first former prosecutor to head the sec, a critical position for the oversight of wall street. while supporters of bills for her nomination as tougher and financial regulation in the second term, she also brings the job, a resume, of defending top financial institutions as a white-collar defense attorney. her client list includes former bank of america head ken lewis, the board of morgan stanley, and the firm jpmorgan chase. in a statement, the consumer advocacy watchdog group public citizen expressed cautious optimism over her appointment, calling her "tough prosecutor with expertise in complex securities and financial fraud." during his appearance, president obama also announced the renomination of consumer financial protection bureau director richar
saying it will take too long to implement. in a battle, president barack obama will suggest a more straightforward route for illegal immigrants to become legal. he pushed a similar plan in 2007 and 2010. >> the issue of immigration is not a simple one but i think we have the opportunity to do it right. >> republicans are split on this immigration plan and why some say it sends the wrong message. when i see you next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> here in the bay area, undocumented immigrants are excited about the possibility of true immigration reform. many immigrants say they hope the current effort lead to a path to citizenship and many are allowing people to legalize their status as it will be better for everyone. >> the country will benefit. >> they testified illegal immigrants make up 7% of the population, the high hest in the -- highest in the country. >>> they are holding public viewings of president barack obama's speech and here throughout the bay area, we will have a public viewing at guadeloupe church and that begins at 7:55 this morning. >>> the young w
, since obama took office. >> reporter: she hopes the grand plan unveiled by senators today leads to real reform. >> i've been in practice since 1990. so the issue has come up several times, but major reform has only happened once in my career. >> it's just time, you know? >> reporter: the executive director of the canal alliance is cautiously optimistic. >> little by little, everybody benefits. they'll benefit, the country will benefit. >> reporter: california started down the road to reform earlier this year with its own version of the dream act, and daca, deferred action for childhood arrival. nearly 7% of the population is undocumented. that is the highest percentage in the country. reporting live in san rafael, patty lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a teen takes his dad and dog for a long drive off a short pier. the reason the car ended up in the water, and the passengers swim to safety. >> a quest for scouting's highest rank. the apparent about face from the organization after a bay area scout's public battle. >> a deadly accident leaves three dead. in just two minutes, the family sus
prohibitions took effect. >>> today president obama talked about immigration reform and a pass to citizenship in the diverse bay area. immigration is not just a political issue but an economic one. the president spoke in las vegas but his speech was followed closely here in the bay area. nbc's kris sanchez watched the speech with immigrants rights advocates in eas san jose. kris, how did they receive this message? is. >> reporter: they were hanging on every word. all of it was very well received in one of the south bay's most vocal immigrant communities. as president obama talked about comprehensive immigration reform in las vegas, people were hanging on to every word in the sank we're of our lady of guadeloupe church in san jose including this mother who tells me she is here illegally after six tries across the border. after this speech she said she no longer thinks citizenship is just a dream. garcia is ready to come out of the shadows, as president obama put it. a volunteer acting together says families may not have to live in constant fear of deportation. >> the children, the children are
including president obama. >>> the "new york post" says a man is suing subway for $142 million. the issue got attention last week when they showed a subway sandwich that did not measure 12 estimates. he's eaten about 50 sandwich as year since he was 18. he says now i feel cheated. i feel like he has a lot of time on his hands. >>> doctors often worn patients that eating grapefruit can interfere with their medication. now we learn that's not the only food we need to other about. dr. holly phillips is here at the table. let's start with grapefruit. i learned the hard way lipitor and grapefruit does not mix. >> we have known for a while there's interaction with a few medicine bus there's a new review out that says it's not a few, it's 85. and these are the big drugs, things we -- everyone is prescribes things for blood praerks things for cholesterol, and even birth control pills and the interactions are severe from kidney failure to internal bleeding. the problem is bigger than we thought. >> what is it in the grapefruit. >> really the way that it works to be very simple
the issue of healthcare expansion. on monday, lawmakers will introduce a series of proposals to help president obama's affordable healthcare act. one of the most significant proposals will be to streamline the medical enrollment process to help sign up hundreds of thousands of californians currently eligible, but not enrolled. lawmakers will also consider new rules for a new state-run insurance company this fall that would make them cover patients with preexisting disorders. >>> two cases of staph infection have been confirmed at a high school in lafayette. school officials sent a letter home to parents yesterday, asking students to take precautions to stop the spread of the infection. gym and locker rooms were also closed so they could be professionally cleaned. staph infections can have serious complications and require hospitalization. >> i thought that it's not too big of a deal, but i'm glad they are dealing with it in a good way. >> to prevent a staph infection, cdc recommends keeping all cuts clean and covered with bandages. students are being reminded never to share personal
it used to be more of an issue when somebody would show the that kind of emotion. >> and it depends on the situation. when president obama was talking about the tragedy in connecticut, this is a man who's a father, and, you know, and the leader of our country. you know, to see that emotion, i don't think there's anything wrong with that. >> i don't think it's a problem when it comes from a place of sinceri sincerity. when it's political and calculated, that's when it brings us to some problems. jason, somebody does something wrong, they do the mandatory sit-down interview, they show tears, they think by becoming a little bit more vulnerable, opening themselves up, maybe the public will forgive them. >> i thought back to 2007, right after kanye west lost his mother, he was in paris, he decided to go on with the concert, go on stage, and he could not get through the song at all. literally, he left the stage for 10 to 15 minutes. so it was a very emotional moment and understandably so for him. and chris brown at the b.e.t. rewards, he lost it, but chris had gone through a lot before th
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